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WIC is a food and nutrition program for growing families. The program provides nutrition education, breastfeeding support, benefits for healthy foods, and referrals to health care and other community services.

 Families Grow Healthy with WIC

Choosing healthy foods and taking care of you and your family's nutrition is a big job.

Find more tools and resources to support your family's nutrition journey at the links below.

Our website just for WIC families: My Family - California Women, Infants & Children Program (

 Shopping for WIC Foods

CA WIC Card benefits

Use one California WIC Card for all your family's food benefits! You can shop for all of your foods at once or just a few at a time. You no longer have to worry about losing benefits if your WIC Card is lost or damaged. You have a month to use your benefits.

CA WIC App benefits

Use the California WIC App to find WIC offices and grocers. You can also use the WIC App to find:

  • WIC Foods at the store;
  • your WIC appointments;
  • your WIC food balance;
  • WIC income guidelines; and 
  • nutrition tips

Download the California WIC App today!

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  • Welcome to WIC: Shopping with your WIC Card
    Prepare for your first WIC appointment and learn how to use your WIC Card to shop for WIC foods.
    English (P​DF) | Spanish (​​PDF)

  • Understanding Your WIC Food Balance - Ounces of Foods 
    Get the most out of your WIC benefits by buying the recommended package sizes. 
    English (PDF) | Spanish (PDF)

  • Your WIC Foods: A Variety of Healthy Choices
    Find out what types of food and benefits you can recieve. 
    English (PDF) | Spanish (PDF)

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